The Churchill British Warm

£154
The Churchill British Warm
CODE: C900 A2194/66
WEIGHT: 820/850g or 29/30oz
TYPE: Fox Overcoating

Made famous by Churchill's British warm coat. This cloth has a very distinctive colour of solid, matt taupe. 

Created around 1914 to dress officers of the British army.

This durable cloth made from 100% wool was traditionally worn as a double breasted classic overcoat. 

The set of the cloth is taken from Fox's military archive.

Features
  • 150cm width
  • Woven by Fox Brothers and Co. in the South West England
  • 100% British Wool
  • Dry clean only
  • Your tailor will be able to advise of quantity of cloth required

    This West of England overcoating collection is all woven in Fox Brothers' Somerset Mill.  Fox has been weaving fine cloth since 1772.  The Cloth in this bunch uses 100% wool.  Using ‘Kersey’ yarn we have created a range of durable, yet luxurious overcoat cloths. The collection also includes the Fox Brothers West of England Covert Cloth.

    The overcoating cloths take reference for Fox Brothers extensive archive held at our Somerset Mill. The cloths are classic and timeless using traditional methods that Fox have pioneered over many generations.

    The weight of cloth in this collection varies between 500 grams to 1,000 grams.

    The collection includes ‘British Warm’, ‘West of England Covert’, ‘Chesterfield’ and the very British ‘Reefer’ cloth.

    In addition to being the original creators of flannel, Fox Brothers’ long and illustrious history includes the development of the serge drape mixture, now known worldwide as khaki, which was given Royal approval by the Prince of Wales in 1900.

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